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" I believe they never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor, or author, never could shew the original; nor can it be shewn by any other; to revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence, with... "
The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ... - Page 303
by Ossian - 1807
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 21

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...poems, says he) never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor or author never could shew the original ; nor can it be shewn...audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to shew it if he had it ; but whence could it be had ? It is too long to be remembered, and the language...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...he) never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor or author never coukl shew the original ; nor can it be shewn by any other....audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to shew it if he had it ; but whence could it be had ? It is too long to be remembered, and the language...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - Authors, English - 1815 - 639 pages
...believe they never existed in any other form thaa that which we have seen. The editor or author wever could shew the original ; nor can it be shewn by any...acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of gnat." These, and such like observations, provoked toe resentment of Mr JMacpherson ; he MB! a threatening...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1815
...poems, says he) never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor or author never could shew the original; nor can it be shewn...other. To revenge reasonable incredulity by refusing evidente is a degree of insolence with which the world is not yet acquainted; and stubborn audacity...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson (écrivain.) - 1816 - 208 pages
...I believe they never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor, or author, never could shew the original ; nor can it be shewn...audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to shew it if he had it ; but whence could it be had ? It is too long to be remembered, and the language...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...I believe they never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor, or author, never could shew the original ; nor can it be shewn...audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy td shew it if he had it ; but whence could it be had ? It is too long to be remembered, and the language...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...these, and such like reasons, Johnson calls the whole an imposture. He adds, " The editor, or author, never " could shew the original, nor can it be " shewn by any other. To revenge reason" able incredulity, by refusing evidence, is " a degree of insolence with which the world VOL....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...these, and such like reasons, Johnson calls the whole an imposture. He adds, " The editor, or author, never could shew the original, nor can it be shewn...and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt." This reasoning carries with it great weight. It roused the resentment of Mr Macpherson. He sent a threatening...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...than that which we have seen. The editor or author never could shew the original ; nor can it be shown by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity, by...audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to shew it if he had it ; but whence could it be had ? It is too long to be remembered, and the language...
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Lives of Scottish Poets, Volume 2

Joseph Robertson, Society of Ancient Scots, London - Poets, Scottish - 1822 - 378 pages
...never could shew the original ; nor can it he shewn hy any other. To revenge reasonahle incredulity, hy refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence with which the world is not yet acquainted, and stuhhorn audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to shew it, if he had it ; hut whence...
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